The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 15 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 7 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 9.33% 18.18% 16.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.89% 40.00% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £383 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% +22.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £314 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.88 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +3.50%
SQL
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 24.00% 45.45% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 9
Average daily rate £200 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £300 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £399 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 £31.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.35% +24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Worcestershire region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Worcestershire region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -14 5 £275 -26.66%
Malvern - 2 £350 -
Redditch - - - - 1
Bromsgrove - - - - 1
Droitwich - - - -
Evesham - - - - 1
Kidderminster - - - -
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) OLTP
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (25.00%) Data Guard
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 3 (18.75%) .NET
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
4 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) UNIX
5 2 (12.50%) Toad
5 2 (12.50%) ClearCase
5 2 (12.50%) CSS
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (25.00%) OLTP
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (12.50%) Big Data
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Toad
1 2 (12.50%) ClearCase
1 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
1 4 (25.00%) DBA
1 4 (25.00%) Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Report Writer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Information Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) NHS Information Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Business Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Streams
3 1 (6.25%) NHibernate
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) WCF
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
3 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Replication
1 2 (12.50%) NHS
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
1 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) MVC
3 1 (6.25%) Workflow
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Information Management
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix